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Al Forgey

Arvil (Al) Forgey, age 80 of Ozark, passed away December 10, 2021. He was born August 1, 1941 in Ozark, the son of Farrell and Blanche Forgey.

On June 19, 1964 he was united in marriage to Patricia Jo (Watts.) Patty preceded Al in death on April 3, 2015.

Al served our country four years in the U.S. Coast Guard. He worked for the Springfield News-Leader selling ads before opening his own feed store, where he enjoyed giving handfuls of bubble gum to each child that came in. His true passion was raising and showing Missouri Fox Trotters and Tennessee Walking Horses for competition. Al also enjoyed shooting Bench Rest Rifles.

Survivors include: his son Chris Forgey and wife Paula of Ozark; grandchildren, Cody Forgey and wife Mercy of Ozark, Nicole Forgey of Ozark, Trace Forgey of Ozark, Christaine Blevins of McDonough, Georgia, Eian Darwin of Ozark, and Paige Blevins of Springfield; three great grandchildren; and a brother, Edwin Forgey and wife Nancy of Kansas City.

In addition to his wife, Al was preceded in death by his parents; and his daughter, Kelli Blevins.

A graveside service will be held at 1:00 P.M., Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at Ozarks Memorial Park Cemetery, Branson, under direction of Adams Funeral Home, Ozark, with Reverend Gary Jennings officiating. Visitation will be from 5-7 P.M. Monday at Adams Funeral Home, Ozark.

Memorial donations in memory of Al may be made to Parkinson’s Group of the Ozarks, 1136 E. St. Louis St., Springfield, MO 65806. https://www.parkinsonsgroup.org/about-1

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A candle was lit in memory of Al Forgey

Carol Hightower Dec 10 2021 9:38 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Al Forgey

Susie Maack-Graham Dec 10 2021 8:15 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Al Forgey

Terry Manier Dec 10 2021 4:38 PM

I am so sorry to see that Al has passed away. He was a neighbor here at Ozark Heights. He was always cracking jokes and always had a smile on his face and friendly to everyone that he met My sincere condolences to all of his family........May he Rest In Peace.

Patricia Hoffman Dec 10 2021 2:18 PM